The Latest: Florida Pauses Hoops Because Of Positive Tests

The Latest: Florida Pauses Hoops Because Of Positive Tests

The Latest on the effects of the

coronavirus

outbreak on sports around the world:

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Florida’s basketball team has paused activities for at least a week because of positive

COVID-19

tests and contact tracing protocols.

The Gators will not play this weeks scheduled games against UMass Lowell and No. 4 Virginia in a tournament at the Mohegan Sun resort in Connecticut.

The decision comes two days after coach Mike White praised his team or following COVID protocols and also questioned how the season would pan out.

I wonder how many games Ill miss this year, White said Friday. I wonder how many games well have our five starters out there, 12 guys available, where youre going to be missing assistants. But you can spend all day talking about those things or you can just again, I hate to keep beating it up control what you can control.

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